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Air Transportation Industry

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  • TSA official offers some info

    The Transportation Security Administration was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA operations at Bob Hope Airport began...
  • L.A.-area residents turn out to complain about helicopter noise

    Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks. The FAA sought...
  • Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth. In June 2012,...
  • FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain

    FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain
    Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers. Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
  • Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County

    Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County
    Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin. The study by the Federal Aviation...
  • Why the airport is in trouble

    There's really no surprise that revenues are down at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport. I am an infrequent flier, and have utilized the Burbank airport for nearly 45 years. I recall the days when you could fly to most every major city out of Burbank Airport,...
  • Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far

    Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far
    Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation. A last-minute huddle between...
  • Passenger count in a tailspin at Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger count in a tailspin at Bob Hope Airport
    The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport took a nosedive in January, with a 12% drop compared to last year, leaving some airport staffers feeling like they’re a bit under siege. Airport Executive Director Dan Feger paused before starting his...
  • Bob Hope Airport opens speedier lane for frequent travelers

    Frequent fliers traveling through Bob Hope Airport can now expect an even quicker passage to their gates during certain times of the day. With cooperation from the Transportation Security Administration and funding from Southwest Airlines, the airfield...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts

    Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts
    A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....